Anti-Defection Law: Supreme Court for tribunal on lawmakers' disqualification
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Parliament to ponder over the power of the Speaker in deciding petitions seeking disqualification of lawmakers, observing that he also belong to a political party.
Budget Wish List: Simplify tax laws, dispute resolution, say experts
There are a significant number of cases involving an amount of around 10...
Indian law to protect foreign investors to exclude tax demands: Documents
The draft text of the new law dated Nov. 15 does not cover demands ...
Supreme Court forms committee to draft mediation law, will send to government
The panel, to be headed by mediator Niranjan Bhat, will recommend a code of conduct for mediators, who are legal experts. On January 12, the committee met in Hyderabad to consider suggestions for a legislation put forth by mediators from all over India. The mediators emphasised on confidentiality, the voluntary nature of the process, neutrality etc.
Don't want law that look at businesses with suspicion: Nirmala Sitharaman
Delivering the Nani Palkhivala Centenary Celebrations Lecture, organised by the Palkhivala Foundation , on "Road Map to $5 Trillion Economy", the Finance Minister said her earnest attempt is to decriminalise matters concerning the Companies Act or other related laws, and also cited Tata Group Head N. Chandrasekharan's speech in Mumbai on Monday where he had said government should trust its own citizens.
India commands the top score on the Women, Business and Law Index 2020 in South Asia
India overtook Maldives to command the highest WBL score in the South Asian region in 2020. The World Bank study mentions the measure taken by the state of Maharashtra to eliminate restrictions on women’s ability to work in jobs deemed dangerous.
Huawei CFO's lawyers argue US extradition case does not pass Canadian law
Meng, 47, arrived in a Vancouver courtroom on Monday for the first phase of a hearing that will last at least four days, during which her legal team argued that "double criminality" was at the heart of the case, as China repeated its call for Canada to release her.
Confiscation at airports, e-cigarette users cry foul, says law allows personal use
Despite the new e-cigarette prohibition law excluding personal use, e-cigarette users are reporting seizures of their devices at airports across the country after the civil aviation ministry issued an ambiguous circular, according to the Association of Vapers India.
View: US shows that states can defy citizenship laws
BJP should re-think its strategy. Modi should publicly contradict Home Minister Shah’s pledge to force a NRC.
No other way than implementing citizenship law: Kerala Governor
The Kerala government earlier this week moved the Supreme Court against the Citizenship Amendment Act, seeking to declare it violative of the principles of equality, freedom and secularism enshrined in the Constitution. It was the first state government to challenge the act and the Kerala Assembly was the first to pass a resolution against the law.
Budget 2020 should cut tax outgo by changing sec 80c, family pension laws
Deduction under section 80C is a deduction from gross total income which can be claimed for investment in specified avenues, expenditures up till a specified limit. The existing maximum deduction available under this section is Rs 1.5 lakh, set in 2014.
Post-CBI case, Adani says complied with laws, denies wrongdoing
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday had registered a case against former officials of the National Co-operative Consumer Federation (NCCF) and others over alleged irregularities in supply of coal to the Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGENCO) in 2010.
Govt plans new law to protect foreign investment
Foreign investors have highlighted the enforcement of contracts as one of their biggest concerns.
Idea of freedom forms lives of people if they can live as equal citizens under law: Manmohan Singh
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on January 19 said that the idea of freedom can acquire shape and form the lives of our people only if ...
All foreign investments must adhere to law of the land: Piyush Goyal on Amazon
Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said his statement that Amazon was "not doing a favour" by investing in India was taken out of cont...
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